Newsletter: April #1

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We have just this week before Daylight Saving ends, so I hope it’s a final blast of fun in the summer sun for us all.

Today, MONDAY 1st  April
NZ BLOOD Donors is having a Blood Donor collection TODAY,  from 11.30am – 5.30pm in the upstairs Lounge. 
Please remember to bring your Donor Card or suitable Photo ID.
Cribb is on downstairs at 1pm and this evening we have Housie at 7pm, in the Lounge.
The Restaurant  is closed every Monday.

TUESDAY 2nd April 
Afternoon Housie starts at 1.30pm in the Lounge.
Then in the evening, we have the Line Dancing  from 6.30pm – 8.30pm.  The Entertainer will be Rick Shirley.
Indoor Bowls and Darts are in the Gumboot Bar from 7.30pm.
The Restaurant is open from 12 noon for lunch and in the evening at 5.30pm it's Spare Ribs for $20.00, which includes a handle of beer or a glass of house wine.

Line dancing classes upstairs at 9.30am. 
Downstairs  in the Gumboot Bar, Euchre starts at 7.00pm.
The Restaurant is open for lunch from 12 noon, and in the evening from 5.30pm, it’s Steak Night for $18.00.  This includes a handle of beer or a glass of house wine.

THURSDAY 4th April. 
Fitness Class starts at 9.30am in the Lounge and then in the afternoon, the Mahjong Club meets downstairs at 12.30pm.  
New players and beginners are most welcome.
Thursday evening is the weekly Membership Draw in the Lounge.  Last week the jackpot wasn’t won on the first draw, so four draws of $750.00 divided up the winnings.  I’m sure the four winners were very happy with their night out. This week the draw is $500.  You must be present in the Club to claim the prize.
Downstairs is the Bottom Bar Basket.  There will be 2 meat raffles upstairs and 3 meat raffles downstairs each week and the $1 door draw in both bars. 
Winner takes all.
The entertainers for the evening will be Lynley & Dion, starting at  7pm in the Lounge.
The Restaurant is open for lunch at 12 noon, and Thursday night from 5.30pm, is buffet, blackboard specials and bistro meals. Something for everyone’s appetite!

FRIDAY 5th April. 
Line Dancing classes in the Lounge at 9.30am.  There are 2 beginners classes from 9.30am – 11am and the Intermediate class from 11am – 12 noon.
Downstairs the Handle Club is on at 5pm.  New members are welcome to join.  Your $10 subs are due now for the new year. See Jim Douglas to join and to pay.
This evening’s entertainer in the Lounge from 7pm, will be Gerry Lee.
In the Restaurant  we have Lunch from 12noon, and don't forget Friday Family Night from 5.30pm. Choose from the A La Carte menu, plus children 12yrs and under eat free from the kids menu. 

SATURDAY 6th April
There is a private function in the Lounge from 5.30pm. The Waiuku Dirt Track Club are having dinner, followed by their AGM.
WCC Fishing Section Flounder Day Competition.  Open to all keen spear fishers. Tickets and all information available from Peter Stewart or Shaun Foley, in the downstairs Bar.
Fishing Section Members $15, Cossie Club Members $20, and Non-Members $30. 
Tickets include a cooked breakfast on Sunday morning.  You must have a ticket to attend the breakfast.
Starts at 6pm Saturday 6th – Ends 8am Sunday 7th April
The Restaurant will be keeping everyone fed on Saturday evening with bistro, bar meals and daily specials, and a buffet menu on Sunday from 5.30pm, 
Adults $25 pp and kids $10 pp, (6 - 12yrs) .


Attention to all Members:
Every person who enters onto the premises of the Waiuku Cosmopolitan Club must be one of the following :

  • A financial member of the Waiuku Cosmopolitan Club
  • A signed-in guest of a financial member
  • An affiliated member of another Club associated with Clubs NZ


Please keep in mind – if you are a Member and bring in a guest to the Club who is a non-member, YOU are solely responsible for that person. 
If you leave the Club, they must leave with you.  If your guest acts inappropriately while at the Club, eg. Intoxicated, abusive, disruptive, argumentative, they will be told to leave the premises. 
If you, the Member, decide to argue with Staff regarding the decision, then you will be told to leave as well.
The Club has zero tolerance for members and non-members misbehaving within the Club.  We are a CLUB not a PUB!
Members please have respect for your Club!  Have respect for fellow members of your Club!


For your convenience, the Shunters Restaurant kitchen is now providing frozen takeaway meals. Good hearty meals, available to purchase from the Bar during Club opening hours, ready for you to heat 'n' eat at home.  Only $8 each - or buy 5 and get 1 FREE.  The meal options will change weekly depending on availability, so please ask the Bar staff to check out what's in stock on the day.

The Club Van is available every Thursday – Saturday, from 4pm til closing.  Phone Colin or Phil, on 0211684171, to book a ride.  This is a service provided to our members and visitors. A “donation” box is placed in the van for all donations.  All funds are used for the continued running costs associated with this service.  If you require the Van and Driver for an event, or to take you to a pre-arranged destination, please contact the Manager/Office to book this to suit your requirements.  Depending on your destination, a small fee will be charged outside a 10km radius from the Club.

Available NOW - As part of the redecorating in the Shunters Restaurant, we will be replacing the current tables with a fresh new look.  If you are interested in purchasing any of the old tables, we have 4 oblong (6 seater) and 4 square (4 seater) tables remaining, for sale.  The price is very reasonable, at $10 each square table, or $20 each oblong table.  First come, first sold, and you must collect them.


COMING UP  - Save the dates..

Join these 2 Legendary NZ country music entertainers, in the upstairs Lounge from 3pm, for an afternoon show of fun, laughter, and great music.
Bookings are necessary, and tickets are available NOW, from the Club Office, or from the Bars.  $15.00 pp Early Bird …… or $20.00 pp Door Sales, on the day.

Saturday 11 May – Glenbrook School is having a QUIZ NIGHT @ 7pm, to help raise funds for Year 7 & 8 Snow Camp in September 2019
The Quiz Master will be Tim Gregory. Make up a team. Win spot prizes, Best Dressed, Raffles.  $10 per person, maximum of 6per table.
To book & pay contact
The Club will not take bookings or accept payment as this is a private fundraising event.

Sunday 19 May – The Waiuku Cosmopolitan Club Annual General Meeting for members, will be held in the Club Lounge at 10am.  ALL financial Members welcome.
Prior to this, nominations are called for Election of Officers of the Club, for President, Vice President & (8) Committee  members, by Friday 26 April.
All information and Nomination forms,  is displayed on the boards in the Lounge and Downstairs bar.  Please read all the information and make the effort to nominate and be nominated, by the due date, and to attend the AGM on 19 May.

Lock it In …..  Country Music Festival, 3 day event, 5th – 7th July 2019.  Watch this space for more information to follow.


If you have anything you would like to share with all members, please see me in the Office, or email me by Friday, to be included in the newsletter on Monday.

Club van is available Thursday through to Saturday from 4pm onwards if you need a ride to and from the Club. Ring Colin 0211684171


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That's all for now folks!

Have a good week.